By Christine Matthews With the increasing number of condominiums across Toronto’s skyline, condominium litigation cases are crossing the desks of many lawyers. Often such cases involve numerous parties and require the production of thousands of documents. The ensuing litigation can be expensive and time consuming, even for those parties with minimal exposure. Where you are […]Category: Uncategorized.
By Brandon Cook If you are alleging fraud or dishonesty on the part of another, you better have the evidence to back it up. At least that’s what the Courts have been indicating in recent years. When a party pleads fraud and does not have the evidence to substantiate it, Courts often will depart from […]Category: Uncategorized.
One of our partners, Emily Stock, was part of the team that put together the first COC Property Forum on April 26, 2018. Emily and each of the team members presented a hypothetical claim, the BIG DIG, and took the audience through the claims process to arrive at a hypothetical coverage and quantification assessment. Take […]Category: Uncategorized.
On April 11, 2018, by Orders-in-Council and on the recommendations of the Attorney General of Ontario, Clarence Lui was appointed as a part-time member of the Ontario Licence Appeal Tribunal and the Ontario Civilian Police Commission, adjudicating appeals of licence suspensions and conducting hearing on issues relating to the Police Services Act.Category: Uncategorized.
By Emily Stock Seven Judges of the Supreme Court of Canada have split, 4-3, on whether an auditor owes the audited company (and its creditors/shareholders) a duty of care, and the analysis of the scope of such duty. The test for duty of care in Canada, referred to as the Anns test, requires the Court […]Category: Uncategorized.
Clarence Lui was recently interviewed by the Law Times on the recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Usanovic v. Penncorp Life Insurance Company: Ontario court finds disability claim was time-barred (Law Times, November 13, 2017) http://www.lawtimesnews.com/author/michael-mckiernan/ontario-court-finds-disability-claim-was-time-barred-14910/Category: Uncategorized.
By Michelle Fan In litigation, it is often liability insurers that “hold the purse strings”, so to speak. When faced with a difficult or impecunious defendant, plaintiffs have tried to involve the defendant’s insurer in the litigation, or have even tried to side-step the insured defendant entirely and solely pursue the insurer as defendant. Such […]Category: Uncategorized.
Christopher Reain will be speaking at this full day program in Toronto on November 10, 2015, which addresses the effective handling of subrogation claims. To find out more details and register, visit this CDL website.Category: Uncategorized.
The Toronto Lawyers Feed the Hungry Program has provided hot and healthy community meals to Toronto residents in need since 1998. This important year-round program fills a critical need in the city by providing four hot meals each week to those in need (approximately 60,000 meals a year). The program is made possible by generous […]Category: Uncategorized.
Monaghan Reain Lui Taylor LLP is passionate about giving back to the community. This year the firm has sponsored the Michael Mutcheson Memorial Trust Charity Golf Tournament, taking place on August 20, 2015 at Angus Glen. The Michael Mutcheson Memorial Trust Fund, established in memory of Mike Mutcheson, was started in 1996 and has received […]Category: Uncategorized.
By Patrick J. Monaghan Does the implied undertaking rule apply to surveillance evidence in the possession of the accident benefit insurer? When the defence of a tort action leads, as it often does, to the issue of the credibility of the plaintiff, nothing quite answers the bell for the tort defendant as well as quality […]Category: Uncategorized.
Patrick J. Monaghan was interviewed by the Law Times on the impact of the recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Tamminga v Tamminga: Appeal Court Rejects Jurisdiction for Accident in Alberta (Law Times, October 6, 2014)Category: Uncategorized.